Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration


Adaptive shaft alignment with the new tool Fixturlaser EVO

July 2014 Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Fixturlaser has developed a new shaft alignment tool, Fixturlaser EVO, which features a unique adaptive user interface. The tool’s simplicity in its handling is characteristic for all Fixturlaser tools; an alignment tool that can be handled by all maintenance professionals, and not only experts.

The Fixturlaser EVO is an all-digital shaft alignment tool with wireless, built-in Bluetooth in the sensor units. The units are also fitted with a 30 mm CCD detector that gives the user an unparalleled measurement accuracy and precision. The system offers a compact display unit with a 125 mm colour touch screen. It is slim and balanced, allowing it to be held in one hand, leaving the other free to touch the screen icons and rotate the sensors on the shafts.

The adaptive interface shows how much a misaligned machine requires for the vertical move by adding or removing shims at the machine’s feet. Proceeding with the measurement, it requires no re-measurements in between vertical and horizontal adjustment during the alignment process. The horizontal adjustment is promptly carried out with real values displayed during the entire process.

For more information contact Samantha Joubert, SKF South Africa, +27 (0)11 821 3602, samantha.joubert@skf.com, www.skf.co.za



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